I’m a planner, both by personality and by profession. When I found out I was pregnant with my first, we stopped at Barnes & Noble before heading to a celebratory dinner. I took whichever books had the most lists:...
When we found out we were pregnant, I didn't know how our dog would handle it. At the time, our then two-year-old French Bulldog Reggie was our only "child," and he definitely got all of our attention. Someone was always...
We've all been there - that feeling of hopelessness in the middle of the night when, once again, baby is awake. It may be time look into sleep consultants to help you and your baby sleep. Whether you're a...
You might be asking yourself how breastfeeding could be an act of resistance? A political act. A statement. You might be wondering how the simple act of feeding your baby could be anything beyond providing nutrition. The Statistics with Breastfeeding...
Join us for BLOOM on Facebook on Thursday, September 23rd at 8 pm for our expert panels and giveaways!!! We are excited to introduce and invite you to Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Families! We are linking arms with...
Are you wondering how you can best support a breastfeeding mom? Breastfeeding doesn't always come easy and support is essential in the early days of forming a breastfeeding relationship. Each baby is so unique and a mom's prior experience...
Earlier this year, I heard news that the limit for dependent care FSA (flexible spending account) would increase from $5,000 to $10,500. If you, like me, work for the Federal government, this benefit is available until June 30th.  Also...
Having a new baby sparks the greatest joy and love you’ll ever experience. Every Mom wants to give her baby the best of the best -- even during bath time. The luxurious KeaBabies Baby Essentials Care Package will give...
Thoughts of a first-time mom As a first-time mom, there is always anxiety that creeps in. The constant paranoia: am I doing enough? Is this right? Will my kid need therapy later? Several of these insecurities started during my pregnancy. My...
This is a guest article from Ami. Many of us miss social gatherings during this unprecedented time, especially once in a lifetime occasions. With virtual baby showers, family and friends still have the opportunity to shower the mom-to-be with lots...
This is an article written in partnership with Libby Bianchi.  Ah, the wonder of bringing a baby into the world! It’s an amazing feat. Truly. And it’s intense and stressful. All the things wrapped up together. Throw COVID in the mix, and it...
It's the 8th annual Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25 - 31, 2020! Here are the top five reasons why we need a week devoted to breastfeeding in the black community.  1. The high black infant mortality rate 2. High-rates of diet-related...
Covid has changed almost every aspect of our lives over the last few months, one thing has remained the same - pregnancy and birth. With all of the uncertainty right now surrounding the process, both for first-time moms who are...
Feeding your little one can be confusing and overwhelming. Whether you have a picky eater or don't know where to start in introducing solid foods to your baby, there is help out there. I've found these Instagram influencers to...

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14 Kid-Friendly Cultural Events You Can’t Miss in 2022

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This 2022 I want to encourage everyone to participate in more kid-friendly international and cultural events for your family. Washington, D.C. is home to...